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Foundations of Trading: A Trader’s Journey [Part 14]

Welcome back to another edition of A Trader’s Journey, where we will cover the contents of Foundation of Trading level 3 class 4. In this class, we will build upon what we learned last week with the Fibonacci Sequence and learn how to identify ‘waves’ on your candlestick chart. So, grab your metaphorical surfboard, and […]

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Foundations of Trading: A Trader’s Journey [Part 13]

Welcome back to part thirteen of our blog series: A Trader’s Journey. Today’s blog will cover Josh’s teachings from level 3 class 4. If you wish to review our previous blogs covering the Foundations of Trading classes, please click on the Foundations of Trading blog category on the right-hand side of the page. That will […]

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Market Insights: Why Do People Invest In Hedge Funds? [Part 3]

Welcome back! Chris Burgess here, and today, we’re wrapping up our discussion about hedge funds. Now that we know what makes a hedge fund and what a hedge fund does, we can come back to the question asked at the beginning of this series: why would anyone pay a 2% management fee and a 20% […]

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Market Insights: Why Do People Invest In Hedge Funds? [Part 2]

Welcome back! Last week, we talked about what makes a hedge fund and went through the specific requirements in order for a fund to be considered a hedge fund and if you would like to review part 1 of this series you can do that here. Now that we know what a hedge fund is […]

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Market Insights: Why Do People Invest In Hedge Funds? [Part 1]

In today’s Market Insight blog, I’m writing to you to explain all about hedge funds! Now, the reason I’m writing this post is because there are a ton of misconceptions out there about what a hedge fund is, what it means, and why anyone would pay so much to invest in a fund.First, let’s establish […]

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Beyond FOSO: Using Fibs in Trading

As we covered in our first Fibonacci blog, which you can read here, ​Fibonacci Analysis is a functional theory that can be applied to the stock market to help you quickly highlight where areas of support and resistance are most likely to be found on your stock chart. We also learned there is an inherent […]

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Beyond FOSO: What is the Fibonacci Sequence?

Since the beginning of 2021, I’ve been reviewing more of the advanced classes from teachers Chris Burgess and Alphonso Esposito. You can quickly find those blogs by clicking on the Beyond FOSO link under the Blog Categories on the right-hand side of this page. Those blogs cover such topics as analyzing the market, risk management, […]

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Market Insights: Divergence

Here at Tradesmart, we are always on the outlook for the best teachers, presenters, and market-based content to deliver to you, and a little over a year ago, Chris Burgess partnered up with us to teach a few of his classes. Since then, we have constantly been impressed by his content and thorough market analysis. […]

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Market Insights: Outperformance

We often use the term outperformance to mean that an individual is getting better returns than the average in the stock market. So if the S&P 500 is up 1% and your portfolio is up 2% in the same period, then you are outperforming the market. However, Outperformance can be a much broader topic than […]

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Beyond FOSO: Trading the Gap

Today in our Beyond FOSO column, we are covering Alphonso Esposito’s mastermind class: Earnings Explosion. Alphonso is a retired owner of a successful day trading room and now is a highly sought-after trading mentor. He is most known for simple, time-saving strategies and has served the trading community as an instructor at Tradesmart University since […]

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